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Heavy rainfall causes disruption in Istanbul

Heavy rainfall caused floods in Istanbul, inundating roads, underpasses and subway lines and causing havoc in the city. Several vehicles were stranded in the...

First double hand transplant involving a child declared a success

After almost 11 hours of surgery involving four teams of doctors, Zion Harvey had earned his place in medical history. The eight-year-old had become...

China-Heatwave/Animals (Photos)

A Shanghai zoo has taken a variety of measures to help its dwellers cope with the ongoing heat wave, including offering frozen treats and...

Afghan girls win medal at US Robotics event (Video)

An international robotics competition in Washington attracted teams of teenagers from more than 150 nations. The team that drew the most attention at the...

Frozen bodies of couple missing since 1942 found in Swiss Alps

The frozen bodies of a couple who went missing 75 years ago have been found on a shrinking glacier in the Swiss Alps. Marcelin...

Scientists say MIND diet may delay dementia

A growing volume of studies is convincing scientists that eating healthily can postpone Alzheimer's disease, even though there is no concrete evidence to show...

Despacito breaks global streaming record (Video)

Luis Fonsi's Despacito has become the most-streamed song of all time, just six months after it was released. The hit single has been played...

Women’s World Cup: Heather Knight relishes England’s progress to Lord’s final

Captain Heather Knight paid tribute to the progress England have made after a tense win over South Africa booked their place in Sunday's World...

Chris Froome retains lead as Michael Matthews takes second win

Michael Matthews won his second stage of the Tour de France with victory on stage 16, as Britain's Chris Froome retained the leader's yellow...

‘Acid attacks have occurred in the UK for 200 years’

After a spate of recent acid attacks in the United Kingdom, British politicians are set to debate regulations around selling corrosive substances. Parliament session...